Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $53K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (42 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $47K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($60K annually) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; the company's headquarter city of Lansing, Mich. (around $51K), Duluth, Ga. ($46K), and Charlotte, N.C. (about $44K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Marion, Ind.; in fact, at $38K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Wisconsin, where they average to about $55K per year.
Underwriting Supervisors earn the highest median pay at $64K annually, followed by Claims Adjusters (approximately $54K), Software Developers ($52K), and Insurance Underwriters (around $48K). Underwriters are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $44K.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Cisco Certified Network Professionals, who make around $73K per year. Employees who have a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) make the most here, hauling in $72K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be SQL; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $57K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; slightly less than a third consider it a key competency. Key skills also include Claim Handling, Insurance, and Negotiation.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 36 percent receiving paid vacation and 28 percent receiving paid sick days. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For nearly all employees, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of workers get dental coverage, too. Auto-Owners Insurance Company employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.